Biological Agents

Overview

 

Information by Topic Area

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General Health-Related Information

Preparedness and Counterterrorism

Countermeasures and Treatment

Specific Agents

Anthrax (bacillus anthracis)

Botulism (Clostridium botulinum toxin)

  • Botulism
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Brucellosis (Brucella suis)

  • Brucellosis
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ebola (Viral Hemorrhagic Fever)

 

 

Plague, Bubonic (Yersinia pestis)

  • Plague
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Q Fever

  • Q Fever
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Smallpox (Varioloa virus)

  • Small pox
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tularemia (Francisella tularensis)

  • Tularemia
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers (VHF) (See also Ebola)

Responder Safety

Coping

TOXLINE

Special journal literature, technical reports and archival collections

Consumer Health Information from MedlinePlus

Multilingual Resources

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